The world has never been more urban than it is now, and this trend isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon. By 2050, the world will have grown by 2.5 billion additional urban dwellers, with almost all of this growth occurring in cities in the developing world.
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- Press Release
Seoul, South Korea (April 9, 2015)—The World Resources Institute, led by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and its carbonn Center announced a new partnership to help cities worldwide
Rising demand for energy worldwide is making the need for affordable, sustainable energy sources increasingly urgent.
How did Guanghzou, Seoul, Naya Raipur, and Guadalajara became more sustainable, resilient, and save money at the same time? Stories from these world cities can inspire a new paradigm for the urban future.
- Photo Essay
January's Transforming Transportation conference focused on how to take advantage of key opportunities in 2015 to catalyze action that will make our cities better places to live. From the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) expected in...
Dario Hidalgo presented on how sustainable urban mobility can contribute to low-carbon development at CODATU 2015.
2015 is a pivotal year for the global sustainable development agenda. For the first time, cities will be a focal point and sustainable transport features clearly among the solutions.